Departure

a heavy heart
holds my feet
the moon already striding ahead

For Carpe Diem Haiku Kai where the inspiration is Oku no Hosomichi, Basho’s travelogue that begins with Basho’s departure from Edo for the northern regions of Honshu.
Other posts in this series are HERE
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25 thoughts on “Departure

  1. I think you caught the feeling at the beginning of a hourney so well – in fact I am surprised you know that feeling too, so respect to you for that. Everything seems fine when underway, but that start…..and yet, you captured it in such a strong way, that moon striding ahead…a line that makes me speechless in its symbolism and intensity.

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